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Meet the Space Mission Analysis Branch Team

As a premiere space concepts and systems analysis organization, SMAB enables well-informed decision-making throughout NASA with integrated analysis and assessments of complex space systems, architectures, and portfolios based on benefit, cost, and risk. Through support of a broad set of agency customers, SMAB provides holistic insights within and across organizations that advance NASA’s human exploration and robotic scientific missions.

SMAB Teams and Leads

Strategies and Architectures

Kandyce Goodliff and Patrick Troutman

Campaign Team

Andrew McCrea

Mars Architecture Team

Patrick Chai

Supportability

Bill Cirillo

Human Landing System

Ryan Joyce and Melanie Grande

SMAB Personnel

Kevin Earle

Kevin Earle

Branch Head
Jordan Klovstad

Jordan Klovstad

Assistant Branch Head
David Reeves

David Reeves

Acting Assistant Branch Head
Scott Angster

Scott Angster

Dale Arney

Dale Arney

Travis Ashurst

Travis Ashurst

Gregory Benjamin

Greg Benjamin

Amber Bettis

Amber Bettis

Alexander Burg

Alex Burg

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Katie Burn

Josh Carden

Josh Carden

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Garret Carman

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Lem Carpenter

Patrick Chai

Patrick Chai

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D.J. Carewicz

Katelyn Christein

Jon Chrone

Bill Cirillo

Bill Cirillo

Matteo Clark

Matteo Clark

Shaun Deacon

Shaun Deacon

Stacy Dees

Stacy Dees

Jim Dempsey

Jim Dempsey

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Chloe Downs

Bob Evangelista

Bob Evangelista

Eric Fay

Eric Fay

Kandyce Goodliff

Kandyce Goodliff

Melanie Grande

Melanie Grande

Kevin Greer

Kevin Greer

Michael Humphrey

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Diana Illingsworth

Marie Ivanco

Marie Ivanco

Lindsey Jacobson

Sharon Jefferies

Sharon Jefferies

Chris Jones

Chris Jones

Ryan Joyce

Ryan Joyce

Emily Judd

Emily Judd

Kevin Larman

Kevin Larman

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Elijah Levi

Time Lewis

Tim Lewis

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Chase Lynch

Justin Martinez

Dan Mazanek

Dan Mazanek

Katie McBrayer

Katie McBrayer

Andrew McCrea

Andrew McCrea

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Carolyn McGee

Benjamin Merrel

Benjamin Merrel

Gabe Merril

Gabe Merrill

Janice Miller

Janice Miller

John Mulvaney

John Mulvaney

Michelle Nadeau

Michelle Nadeau

Victoria O'Leary

Victoria O’Leary

Andrew Owens

Andrew Owens

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Charles Pett

Akshay Prasad

Akshay Prasad

Min Qu

Min Qu

Vianni Ricano Cadenas

Vianni Ricano Cadenas

Josh Sams

Josh Sams

Matt Simon

Matt Simon

Shelley Spears

Shelley Spears

Matt Stafford

Matt Stafford

Fred Stillwagen

Fred Sillwagen

Chris Stockdale

Chris Stockdale

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Chel Stromgren

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Richard Sutherland

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Lindsay Schwartz

Dan Tiffin

Dan Tiffin

Pat Troutman

Pat Troutman

Kevin (Vip) Vipavetz

Kevin “Vip” Vipavetz

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Joe Widmer

Betsy Wusk

Betsy Wusk

Anne Zukowski

Ann Zukowski